University of the Highlands and Islands
Key Course Facts
If you want to develop your expertise in fashion make-up and related activities, this course is ideal. You will develop your skills in make-up techniques, personalised to your own individual interests. The course covers essential and classic make-up skills, fashion and photographic techniques, alongside hairdressing skills that focus on styling techniques and long hair design. You will have the opportunity to produce a professional portfolio of work that will support you in gaining employment in this vibrant and exciting fashion related industry.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Fashion Make-up, HNC you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
in a relevant subject area and a core skill profile at SCQF level 5 or equivalent
in a relevant subject area and a core skill profile at SCQF level 5
Alternatively, hairdressing or beauty course at SCQF level 6 or S/NVQ 3 or equivalent. UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Fashion Make-up, HNC, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Fashion Make-up HNC
|England UK||£6915||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6915||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6915||year 1|
Additional fee information
Eligible EU students, with pre-settled status/settled status will be considered as home students for fee purposes and will be charged the Scottish domiciled fee rate which may be covered by the Scottish Government. To find out more please visit www.saas.gov.uk
For full details on fees and funding please visit https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
About University of the Highlands and Islands
The University of the Highlands and Islands offers their students the opportunity to study at one of their 13 colleges or research centres. For those who don’t have the freedom to enrol themselves in full-time education, this university also offers a series of options on a flexible Part-time or Online basis. With that said, 7 out of their 13 institutions offer a Childcare service, which is useful for enabling parents to pursue their degrees. When it comes to research activity, the University of the Highlands and Islands’ main focus is on Engineering, Humanities, Society, and Health Science.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Fashion: Design and Production with Retail HND||University of the Highlands and Islands||-||10%||25%||£6915||£7230||133||Inverness||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion/Footwear Design HND||Leicester College||83%||5%||30%||£6165||£10700||-||Leicester||On campus Full-time|
|Art and Design (Art Practice/3D/Fashion pathways) HND||West Herts College||85%||0%||20%||£6165||-||-||Watford||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion Marketing and Management MA||London Metropolitan University||85%||0%||20%||£1035||£1805||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Fashion and Textiles HNC||Gloucestershire College||-||-||20%||£6700||-||-||Gloucester||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion Make-up HNC||University of the Highlands and Islands||-||-||20%||£6915||£7230||-||Inverness||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion and Textiles HNC||South & City College Birmingham||-||-||20%||£6165||£7500||-||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Art and Design (Fashion) - HNC HNC||South Thames College||-||-||20%||£5100||-||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|HNC Fashion and Textiles (Tresham) HNC||Bedford College||-||-||20%||£2948||-||-||Bedford||On campus Part-time|
|Art & Design (Fashion and Textiles) HNC||Grimsby Institute||-||-||20%||£5495||-||-||Grimsby||On campus Full-time|